Joe Salek Scholarship for Bexar County HS Grads -- $1500/yr for 2 Years -- Applications Accepted Until Feb. 15, 2022


(via The Public Theatre, San Antonio)The Public Theater, in partnership with The San Antonio Area Foundation, is pleased to announce that applications are now open for The Joe Salek Scholarship for the Theater Arts Trust!

The Trust was created in honor of Joe Salek, whose dedicated leadership and artistic inspiration enriched the lives of so many while serving as Executive Director of the San Antonio Little Theater from 1949-1976.

Scholarships will be made available to students graduating from, or who have already graduated from any public or private high school in Bexar County. Prospective student applicants must major or concentrate in one or more of the following subjects related to the theater arts: Acting/Performance, Playwriting, Directing, Scenic Design, Costume Design, Theater Management.

Scholarship recipients will be selected based on academic achievement, experience, community involvement, and career goals. A minimum 3.0 GPA, sample theater work attachments and a letter of recommendation are required.

Award is $1,500 per year for up to two years. The Universal Scholarship application is open now and closes February 15, 2022. In addition, completing the Universal and Common Application gives you access to up to 82 scholarship opportunities!

Scholarship information and application can be accessed at: For application questions or technical assistance, please contact Bernice Uresti at or (210) 228-3759.